Texas
Public Education
Texas follows Florida in ditching diversity offices at public colleges and universities

The Texas state House voted 83-60 to get rid of diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) offices at colleges and universities supported by the state. The bill, SB 17,  was passed last… Read More

May 22, 2023
Public Education
School choice chalking up more wins across country

(The Daily Signal) – The momentum for school choice is continuing to build nationwide. Eight states have enacted new education choice policies or have expanded existing ones so far this… Read More

May 17, 2023
Legislation
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott demands school choice legislation be expanded

(Daily Caller News Foundation) – Republican Texas Gov. Greg Abbott on Sunday threatened to veto the state House’s revised version of school choice legislation unless it is significantly expanded. The… Read More

May 15, 2023
Culture
Texas House passes bill banning child gender modification procedures

(The Center Square) – The Texas House passed SB 14, a bill banning child gender modification procedures. The measure passed after multiple attempts were made by Democrats to kill it… Read More

May 15, 2023
Public Education
Texas on the verge of allowing chaplains in public schools

(Daily Caller) – A bill allowing chaplains in schools passed the Texas Legislature Tuesday evening after the state’s House of Representatives voted largely along party lines, according to Religion News… Read More

May 11, 2023
Public Education
Parents protest after being kept in dark about sex assaults among 1st graders in Texas classroom

Texas parents are protesting at a public elementary school they say failed to notify them of sexual assaults in a 1st grade class. A family member said that… Read More

May 9, 2023
Legislation
Black leaders call on Texas House to empower parents, pass school choice measures

(The Center Square) – At a parental empowerment event in Houston, Texas, Dr. Richard Johnson, director of the Booker T. Washington Initiative at the Texas Public Policy Foundation, joined Gov. Read More

May 5, 2023
Legislation
Abbott pushes back against protester disrupting parental empowerment event

(The Center Square) – Texas Gov. Greg Abbott responded this week to a protestor who disrupted a parental empowerment event at the ROCK Church in Houston, Texas, saying protestors were… Read More

May 5, 2023
Culture
Legal expert calls on district attorney to act after trans activists disrupt Texas House proceedings

(The Center Square) – Some are calling for criminal charges a day after a group of trans activists disrupted Texas House proceedings in Austin, resulting in Texas Department of Public… Read More

May 4, 2023
Public Education
Principal at Texas school assaulted by mob, severely injured

Students at a Texas high school allegedly formed a mob and attacked an assistant principal, who was beaten so badly she was unable to talk and was rushed to… Read More

May 1, 2023
Legislation
Texas Senate approves ban on college, university faculty tenure

(The Center Square) – The Texas Senate passed a bill to ban higher education institutions in Texas from implementing tenure, a lifetime contract, with employees. The bill passed by… Read More

May 1, 2023
Legislation
Texas House passes major education bills

(The Center Square) – The Texas House passed two major education bills on Wednesday that address teacher recruitment and retention and revises funding mechanisms. A third education bill that passed… Read More

April 27, 2023
Homeschools, Legislation
Homeschool group takes learning outside for thousands of children

In just five years, a homeschool group in Texas grew from three to over 3,000 students across six different states – thanks to a little research and initiative from… Read More

April 25, 2023
Legislation
Texas Senate passes bill that would ban higher education institutions from implementing DEI policies

(The Center Square) – The Texas Senate passed a bill that would ban diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) policies in public higher education institutions. The bill passed along party lines… Read More

April 24, 2023
Culture, Public Education
Texas House passes bill to ban sexually explicit books from school libraries

(The Center Square) – The Texas House, with 11 Democrats joining Republicans, passed a bill that seeks to ban sexually explicit books from being in public school and classroom libraries. Read More

April 24, 2023
Public Education
Middle school teacher arrested for human trafficking in Texas

A Texas teacher was caught and arrested last week after attempting to smuggle four immigrants over the border. Brandan Gracia, reportedly a teacher at Houston’s Patrick Henry Middle… Read More

April 17, 2023
Legislation
Abbott touts Florida’s education success as reason for Texas to pass school choice

(The Center Square) – Texas should strive to have the best educational system in the country, Gov. Greg Abbott says, and that’s why he’s supporting school choice initiatives in the… Read More

April 14, 2023
Legislation
Twenty-four Texas House Republicans defect on school choice vote

(The Center Square) – In budget deliberations on Thursday, the Republican-controlled Texas House of Representatives voted to ban state dollars from funding vouchers, Education Savings Accounts and other school choice… Read More

April 10, 2023
Public Education
Public school districts from Denver to Loudoun County are failing their special education students

A Colorado investigation recently found that Denver Public Schools violated federal requirements for special education, failing over 1,000 disabled students in the process. A complaint filed with the… Read More

April 3, 2023
Culture
Texas university president canceled drag queen event to eliminate sexism. Now he’s being sued

West Texas A&M University President Walter Wendler is being sued after he canceled a campus drag queen event, saying it degrades women. The lawsuit is being filed on… Read More

March 29, 2023